Prior to accepting this position, Mr. Thiele was Assistant General Manager at the SpringHill Suites Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel, another Crestline managed property. He brings 15 years of hospitality industry management and operations experience to his new role having previously served as the CFO for Aniesh Corporation Hotel & Management Development Group, and holding operations positions with the Doubletree Hotel, Norfolk, VA, as well as Eddy Farm Retreat & Conference Center, Sparrowbush, NY.
"We are pleased to have the opportunity to promote Chris to General Manager and look forward to his leadership in managing the Courtyard by Marriott Oceanfront South," said Bruce Nelker, Regional Vice President of Operations, Crestline Hotels & Resorts. "Chris did an excellent job at our sister hotel helping to grow profitability and enhance guest service," added Nelker.
Mr. Thiele has a B.S. in Hotel & Restaurant Management from Pennsylvania State University and is active in the hospitality industry. He can be reached at Christopher.Thiele@marriott.com.
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